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Hyperpyron of Alexios I Komnenos

Constantinople mint1081/1118

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Hyperpyron of Alexios I Komnenos (1081-1118). On the obverse, Christ is seated on a backed throne. His right hand is raised in blessing, while his left holds a Gospel. On the reverse, the emperor is pictured standing, wearing a chlamys, a long silk tunic (divitesion) and a diadem with a cross. He holds a banner in his right hand and an orb in his left. Above, right, "manus Dei". Constantinople mint. Diam. 0.031, Th. 0.001 m. (ΓΕ 32632)

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  • Title: Hyperpyron of Alexios I Komnenos
  • Creator: Constantinople mint
  • Date Created: 1081/1118
  • Location Created: Turkey
  • diameter: 3.1
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: coin
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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